Podcast 047: Mike Israetel – Exercise Selection for Hypertrophy

What exercises should you pick for hypertrophy?

Mike goes deep into this question and we discuss everything from where exercise selection comes in your priorities for training to why big compound basics and eating large is good but not enough. Of special note was a discussion on axial loading and perception on fatigue and how this impacts your systemic MRV.

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  • 27-28th May
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Time stamps:

  • 2:15 Introduction to selecting exercises for hypertrophy
  • 3:30 The importance of exercise selection for hypertrophy in the grand scheme of things
  • 6:02 Considerations for exercise selection 1.] Specificity
  • 13:45 There are no ‘must do exercises’ & the importance of learning how to perform movements & picking the ones that work
  • 16:50 Applying the principle of overload to exercise selection
  • 22:25 A discussion on “I don’t feel an exercise in so & so muscle”
  • 36:45 Consideration of axial loading/perception of effort on systemic MRV
  • 44:20 Discussion on strategic variation
  • 51:20 Take home points

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